Caitlyn + Finley … Married

Ceremony: St Mary’s Church, Maryborough | Reception: Mantra, Hervey Bay  | Grooms Attire: Belles & Whistles  | Bridal Attire: Casar Elegance | Florist: Bay Flowers | Cake: That Cake Lady | Priest: Paul Kelly | DJ: Gavin Godbolt | Décor : A Stylish Celebration

On Friday, Jenny and I drove to Hervey Bay to photograph Caitlyn and Finley’s beautiful wedding day (thank you Jen for putting up my with my driving!). When we woke on Saturday we were greeted with the most glorious Queensland weather. :) The day then kicked off with some gift swapping between the two families, which was lovely to photograph and watch. We then eased into photographing the details, many of which Caitlyn and her mum and mum in law created themselves. These ladies are incredibly talented – Jenny and I were gobsmacked at their handmade efforts. Tracey (Caitlyn’s mum in law) also made her bridal book. I see this book as Caitlyn’s bridal bible – it has absolutely everything in it; from fabric swatches to the story of how they met along with invitations and save the date cards (a tiny fraction of the book really!). I can only imagine how special this will be to keep over the years. The day rolled on smoothly, and before we knew it, it was time to leave for for their ceremony at St Mary’s Church in Maryborough. (I love everything traditional about weddings, and this church was stunning in its history and grandeur.) After the ceremony was finished,  we then drove back to the Botanical Gardens in Hervey Bay where we created their portraits. The light in the gardens was beautiful and we made the most of the setting sun. It was then back to the Mantra for the evenings celebrations where we got to watch the night unfold. All in all it was a beautiful wedding day, with a vintage inspired theme steeped in tradition. I love the pictures Jenny and I created together, and I hope you enjoy viewing them! ♥

Caitlyn and Finley, have a wonderful honeymoon and enjoy your sneak peek!


1 The Bride! | 03.25.13 at 6:33 pm |

Love love love!!!! Thank you so very much and can’t wait to receive them all!!

2 Jacqui | 03.25.13 at 6:35 pm |

Oh I love the colours! Beautiful.
Hard to take bad pictures with such beautiful material :D What a stunning couple.
I especially love the ring tied to the flowers, something blue?


3 Lorraine Gardner | 03.25.13 at 7:03 pm |

Beautiful ♥

4 Jenny Ruddle | 03.25.13 at 7:36 pm |

Wow these came out great didn’t they Leanne, how cool are those off camera flash ones and that last one!

5 Lisa Jensen | 05.06.13 at 11:17 am |

Magnificent photos! Looks like an amazing day!

6 Mary-Jane | 05.10.13 at 8:14 pm |

Stunning bride, stunning photos!!!

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